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KRON
Jul 4, 2011 11:00pm PDT
trip. many on board are from northern california, tonight's big story we hear from family members of those on board. >> traumatic. >> some of his friends are missing. it's something different. details on the search. >> these photos from the mexican navy show survivors being rescued. this man is rescued on a stretcher, others get medical attention. it was supposed to be a 7 day trip but came to an end a day after. you can see the men crammed together, and some bowing their heads. this is a picture of the vessel that sank after being hit by storm. it happened sunday morning in mexico after a storm. there were 30 tourists on board. and 16 crew members. according to the website, it has been on the gulf of california since 1989. passengers say the boat was less than two miles from shore when it tipped over. a resident said i am relieved i am alive. monday the u.s. coast guard in san diego sent a helicopter like this one after the mexican navy asked for assistance. crews haven't found anybody in the water. kron 4 news. >>> the why of one man talked about the ordeal that her husband went
SFGTV2
Jul 4, 2011 11:30pm PDT
quake, where the tempered glass actually kept the building together. it was acting like plywood. big surprise. the tempered caught right at the frames and it was the tempered clearly that was keeping everything together. the building was going this way, and the glass was acting almost like a sheer wall. other times it totally collaps collapsed. seismically, ooh, that's a laurence question. >> they have limits on what both the transient drift and permanent drift is allowed to be, how far they are allowed to sway and how far they're allowed to be out of plumb. what they calculate it to be they come up with a resilient system of setting the glazing so that at the levels of drift there should be no pressure placed against the glazing. so that's the design. we will wait for a big earthquake and see how it plays out. but should be okay. the drift issues are things that we've been talking about for these high rise buildings. what are appropriate drift limits, and how much can a 600 foot building be permanently displaced and still be an acceptable building. how long can we expect the glazing
SFGTV2
Jul 5, 2011 10:30am PDT
so that they are stable and do not drain the general fund. that is a big aspect of it. another huge issue is the deferred maintenance on our infrastructure. we have a lot of infrastructure that has been deteriorating because we have not maintained properly. that includes roads, sewer systems, muni. we need to be much more diligent about maintaining our infrastructure. some of the big citywide issues that impact the district include transportation. we had more muni service and some other districts. it is not always reliable. some of the major bus lines in the district are not reliable. we have major projects like the renovation of delores park. it is an opportunity to define what the park is and what changes we want to make to it. that is going to be and port project, the same thing with glen canyon that is going to undergo a lot of work. one of the most challenging parts of the new district supervisor is that we elect the supervisors by district. it is very important to pay attention to the district, be engaged in the projects in the district. we also represent the whole city. any d
FOX
Jul 4, 2011 10:00pm PDT
. >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is the 10:00 news. >> the big fireworks show in san francisco ended with a bang just minutes ago and this year the fog cooperated. good evening. i'm heather holmes. >> tens of thousands of people enjoyed a great 4th of july fireworks show under clear skies in san francisco as the fog stayed away from the waterfront. john live with where the show just wrapped up. >> reporter: the fireworks here wrapped up just about ten minutes ago but take a look up in the night sky right now. he with can show you parts of the show that wowed this huge crowd. . >>> it was the rockets red glare and bombs bursting in air. >> everybody is looking for a spark in life and the fireworks just does it for you every time you look at them you see freedom and sparks that you want in life. >> reporter: for hundreds of thousands of people who came to san francisco's waterfront this was a big party. with a rotten economy it's a tough time in the history of the nation. >> it's sadder for me because i'm older and i it's going to be difficult f
FOX
Jul 5, 2011 5:00am PDT
. along the coast 60s and 70s. here's sal. >>> steve, right now southbound 101 the big crash is the connector ramp to 92 east. that is blocked here. also southbound 101 right at 92. the freeway not all the lanes but three of the lanes are closed because of this crash. now it is so early there's only a little bit of a back up. not a significant one. they are looking for some people who were involved that ran away from the crash scene. it's going to make it take a little bit longer to get this crash out of the way. also this morning we're looking at the commute on 101 san francisco. that looks good. it's 5:00. back to dave and pam. >>> overnight firefighters were busy chasing and putting out grass fires in contra costa county. ktvu's tara moriarty joins us now from bay point with the reason why these fires may be related to the 4th of july holiday. tara. >> reporter: well, no official word yet on what exactly sparked these fires but witnesses tell us there was a lot of illegal firework activity in this area last night. as you can see by the conditions it's pretty windy out here
SFGTV2
Jul 5, 2011 10:00am PDT
had an attendant that would take a passenger's request and then operate the car. the big change was the emergence of a electric elevators. starting in 1880, the electric elevator allowed building dollars to go much higher. we evolved from steam hydraulic elevators to the electric elevators that are not that much different from what we are going to see now at the top of the tower. this is the steam room on the top of the state st. francis. -- on top of the state francis. the equipment you see painted green, that is all the original equipment from 1972. we are just now in the middle of modernizing this equipment. >> why modernize? doesn't the equipment works fine? >> it does, it is of analog and intensive, and there are some additional controls. let me introduce the foreman to you. this is vince. he can do a better job explaining the project details. >> what is happening here, what are you doing? >> we are doing a major modernization. we are tearing out the old system, logic controls, and generator controls, and we will be going over to solid state. this is not your standard selec
CBS
Jul 5, 2011 6:00am PDT
inland. but fog at the coastline much cooler there and we have a big cooldown in the works of more on that in a moment. right now let's check on traffic with elizabeth. >> we are taking a couple of calls from the kcbs phone force letting us know about a small backup it sounds like heading off the bay bridge on the san francisco side. there was a slow-moving car sounds like may have kind of stalled out so they are trying to clear it off to the fremont street. back to you. >>> searchers from the u.s. and mexico are still trying to find seven american tourists this morning. their fishing boat sank this morning in the sea of cortez south of san felipe. 43 people were on board the charter vessel. it was 115 feet long. it included 27 passengers, 16 crewmembers. most of the passengers are from northern california and one of them is confirmed dead this morning. seven others still missing. kristy seifkin is live in our newsroom keeping track of the ongoing search for the missing. and we have heard this has turned from a recovery back to a rescue mission, kristy. >> reporter: right. that's
SFGTV2
Jul 5, 2011 1:00am PDT
handle. in the daytime i work for a big law firm of the type that tony probably would not hold in the highest of esteem, but i'm delighted to be here. you know, i think if you talked to most authors, they will tell you that there is something hot-wired into our system that says we need to try to tell a story. there is nothing at all in my background. i am an absolutely accidental writer. there is nothing in my background which suggests i should be writing novels. i grew up in chicago. i write books about san francisco. i studied accounting at the university of illinois. i have been a corporate and securities attorney for 28 years. i've now written seven best-selling novels about murder trials, death penalty cases, and courtroom drama. i have never handled a criminal case in my life. [laughing] so all of you out there who are thinking of writing novels, there is hope. but i did have this feeling a long time ago, probably from the time i was in high school, that at some point i would like to try to write a novel. and i can't explain why. i do know that when i read "presumed innoc
ABC
Jul 5, 2011 6:00am PDT
. the roof started burning at 11:10 at alcatraz and king streets. it was an enormous fire. big flames coming out of that roof. it's too early to stay whether fireworks were to blame. check out these images from over in brentwood, two homes caught fire. firefighters think it was the barbecue grill, no one was hurt. the victims from one of homes had only been there about three weeks had just moved in. they had unfortunately been through this before. >> very scary. we were able to get out in time. we know the neighbors were able to help us. it was a second fire we've had. so it burned down and the fire department responded really fast >> reporter: just incredible. now check out what they were dealing with out in the county. east contra costa county, lots of grass fires, half a dozen. the skies lit up with illegal fireworks so a lot of them on the ground there were a lost fires. this is in bay point. no injuries were reported from these fires and no structures were burned but again, firefighters say it's too early whether fireworks was to blame but it would be quite a coincidence that it just ha
SFGTV
Jul 5, 2011 3:30pm PDT
that attendance is as big as possible. i would really like to webstream this event. we can include anybody that can't come but wants to check-in and if they are able to online. and have it available on demand. i am hopeful that maybe i will find somebody that has the equipment to let me do that. as a specific volunteer type thing. we're looking for a sponsorship to assist with refreshments for the event. we'll keep the commission informed as we move on. i wanted to let the staff of that the commission staff attended a couple liberal meetings since the last time we were here. we did the labor complaints, both of these venues were having some sound problems. staff attended last week on june 22. there was an additional follow- up meeting at central station. the outcome for both included increased calls to assist in managing crut noise at the end of the night. a thing they will report for soundproofing. when i finish, he can pick up from there. i wanted to let the commission know about progress of the implementation of the promoter legislation. we're working on the creation of the first ever o
KICU
Jul 4, 2011 7:00pm PDT
>>> ahead of the biggest fireworks show. along the waterfront, this big crowd is good for business. >> it is and one reason is this amazing weather that we're having. you can actually see down to the end of the pier where they are already starting, people have been coming down here to eat, shop and celebrate the 4th. >> happy 4th of july. >> blue skies brought out smiles and with the promise of a fog free night people came in larger than usual crowds to the waterfront. >> we decided to bring the family out and he enjoy the fireworks. >> every year we're hopefully. every year. >> we got a tour behind the scenes to see the crews loading the fireworks. they have 58 shows in the bay area, down slightly. >> there are a few that are having budget issue and decided to not have their show. >> this family drove from pittsburgh bringing their sunglasses and pitching a tent. >> i hope no fog bank. hoping no fog. >> people danced to festive music and along with red, white, and blue, giants fans sported orange and black. >> the whole 9-yards. we'll do everything today. maybe eat some apple pie
SFGTV2
Jul 5, 2011 6:30am PDT
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CBS
Jul 5, 2011 5:00am PDT
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NBC
Jul 4, 2011 5:00pm PDT
in the south bay tonight, you have several options. downtown san jose is not one of them. the big fireworks display that's been there for several years has been cut because of budget issues. they that a few years back. nbc bay area's scott budman joining us live this morning -- this evening with a look at the trend and if that is going to continue. scott, you know nbc bay area used to put on this fireworks show, host it for several years. they haven't had it because of the budget problems. >> reporter: that's absolutely right. it was here in discovery park for years that the fireworks display went on. then the budget shortfall shut it down. as you know, san jose still having budget problems, but it can still have a good time. ♪ >> reporter: they had dancers. they had a singing elvis. and enough cute kids to melt any patriot's heart. but what this rose garden neighborhood parade didn't have was a need for san jose city money, which made all sides of the budget battle happy. >> this parade is more a model of what we can expect which is private sector funding, managed and organized by privat
FOX
Jul 4, 2011 5:00pm PDT
and tracking our temperatures today. >> big improvements over yesterday. temperatures 5-15 degrees cooler than what we experienced on sunday. live look of the bay. haze out there thanks to a sea breeze. humidity is up, that's also good news when we are talking about fire danger. some of the highs so far. 90 degrees in santa rosa. 94 concord. 96 livermore and 99 in antioch. the final round up will come in the next half hour. still quite hot out there. we are going to get hotter come to see. we will look that highs tomorrow and talking about the sea breeze, we got fog and low clouds long the coast line, whether or not that will impact fireworks tonight. >>> the coast guard is planning extra patrols today. they had a helicopter over san francisco bay this afternoon. in addition for looking for anyone in trouble they were looking for people who operate boats under the influence of alcohol or drugs. >>> on the roads the chp is reporting an increase in dui arrests and highway deaths in california. between friday night and this morning 1,358 people have been arrested statewide, compare that to 1,329
FOX
Jul 5, 2011 6:00am PDT
. >>> well, san jose no longer has a big fireworks show on the 4th of july. but some people put on their own illegal display. pretty professional there. it's been a tradition every 4th of july to set off fireworks, but the law says they are illegal. we talked to a retired fire captain who lives there and he fears that it's just a matter of time before something bad happens. >> you know it can happen in four, five, seven or ten minutes when you have a good wind and old structures that can just take a block out. >> no one out there just doing dumb stuff. they're not doing it with their families and parties they got going on. >> firefighters were out last night trying to educate people about the dangers of setting off their own fireworks. the police chief was also out. he says they don't have the resources to crack down on the activity. the east bay also saw its fair share of fireworks. our ktvu cameras spotted this display from skyline road in oakland around 9:00 last night. oakland is another bay area city that did not hold an official fireworks show for the 4th of july and where fireworks ar
SFGTV
Jul 5, 2011 4:30pm PDT
because a percentage would really vary depending how big the venue was and that was impossible to do. if we said 10% and the place was 1200 square feet, that would be pretty big. you know what i mean? we had to go towards something that would accommodate a relative amount of people. >> but they think it would accommodate 3-5 at the most? >> correct. i mean would co map it out but it's not a lot of space. >> we're welcome to take suggestions if you is a suggestion about that issue, please forward it to our office. >> anything else? >> yeah -- >> do you have a question? >> i just want to make a comment to ms. andriesi. i have grave concerns about whether we could punitively limit any location to a little tiny speaker or only one speaker or anything like that because i would think that they would have mr. reny have us and the board of appeals in no time flat at all because we're limiting a first amendment-protected right, entertainment. we have no discretion other than what the legislation gives us. so if the legislation does not set a sound standard for us other than this thing about c
ABC
Jul 4, 2011 5:00pm PDT
as from a barge on the bay. some shells are as big as bowling balls. >> there is about another location pulled out on a barge. >> and two locations will form one spectacular show over the night sky. the big event set for 9:30 tonight z thousands celebrated the 4th, a revival of the rose carnival that began in 1896 later became known as fiesta de had la roses parade. some colorful participants say it's important to celebrate what america is all about. >> this is a society where you can go in where you have a problem with the government you don't have to take a gun, you can step up and go to city hall. you can go to legislature, you can talk to them. >> the parade started in the rose garden neighborhood making its way down the ala immediata, culminating with an old fashioned picnic. classic americanna. for a list of the events around the bay area this evening as well as street closures you can go to our web site abc 7 news.com and look under see it on tv. >> and new research out of stanford turning assumptions about the cause of autism upside down. it's something in the environment be pla
FOX
Jul 4, 2011 6:00pm PDT
over the area, shouldn't be too big of a deal that impact your fireworks show. look at what we are expecting at 9:00, 50 along the coast, 60s for the bay area and inland 75. we will look at what you can expect tonight and tomorrow coming up. >>> right now we want to show you a live picture of the bay bridge toll plaza. folks may be headed in to san francisco to watch the big show. now we want to move to the golden gate bridge, looks like it's pretty clear in both directions tonight. >>> many fourth of july celebrations got underway early today. thousands watched the parade in san jose. it included floats, cars, veterans and other participates of all ages. >> why do you come? >> to celebrate america's birthday. >> we saw all the army reserve and stuff on the truck. he was yelling thank you, thank you. >> a big festival that included food, games and activities. >> folks lined to see the streets to see this independence day parade. 170 floats and 2500 participates. the parade kraut rout is the second longest in the nation, 3 miles. >>> some residents started the fourth of july wit
FOX
Jul 5, 2011 12:00pm PDT
. there's a big difference. you can see the green along the peninsula. 70s there. 80s for some. that's at the napa airport. i think i saw 84 closer to town. a lot of fog. it's just not deep enough. it will make it over the golden gate bridge and then ainge jel island, it will start to get -- angle island, it will start to get dropped down. the system will lift it. probably won't be until 24, 36 hours. there it is. it cooks -- looks like cooler weather is on the way. fog near the coast, sun, a lot of it. plenty of temperatures that are warm to hot. there's others that are cool and foggy. we can go anywhere from 60s to near 100. a lost 80s in between. temperatures even out to the valley are very hot. 68 almeda, 97 brentwood, 93 livermore. 94 gill rear, 84 fremont. 88 saratoga and los gatos and then 60s, 70s. south, san francisco to the -- low 20 mid-80s on the peninsula. there are signs that cooler weather is on the way. for those looking for, that hang on. thursday it will be here. >> thank you, steve. >>> a huge crowd enjoyed a spectacular 4th of july fireworks show on san francisco'
SFGTV2
Jul 4, 2011 5:30pm PDT
established? >> a big one will be in the middle of march. we will get cost analysis from the retirement system on proposals out there. we will be gauging people's reactions to those numbers as a key market. the first couple of weeks of may will be important. that is when various proposals will be introduced in these chambers for the november ballot. june and july is when the board will vote on what goes in front of the electorate in november. those are the key milestones. >> talk about homelessness and how you are planning to deal with that as an issue. >> the key there is funding. everything gets back to that issue. we have a number of wonderful plans in place on how to address the homeless issue. we just cannot afford to. we continue to cut funding to shelters, public health programs that help our homeless population. if we were able to do what we have in place and fund that, we would be a better position on that issue. >> are there any specific programs with respect to homelessness that you feel are moving us in the right direction? >> the watershed moment was 2002 when gavin newsom passed
SFGTV2
Jul 4, 2011 7:00pm PDT
or just not graduate. we need to take an act that -- an active stance, and i think ethnic studies is a big part of that. folks were here saying earlier that if you are learning from that eurocentric perspective, talking about how your people have been colonized and been killed and enslaved and not focusing on the beauty of our cultures that will come from, and the power that we do have in our traditions and cultures that i think will empower us and give us the price to care more about ourselves to maybe not join a gang and care more about trying to be a leader in our community because our past societies have done an amazing things. another thing is the progressive taxation. the wealthy pay a lower percentage, and i think that needs a change in order for us to get the resources that dcyf needs to distribute in the community, that this will destroy needs to execute the plan -- that the school district needs to execute the plan that never happened because those resources are not there. those are just a few of those things. >> i think, like, a training facility or proposition like workshops, l
SFGTV2
Jul 4, 2011 9:30pm PDT
-- dare i say -- not threatened, but some kind of competition has come in from the big boys? you were having a nice conversation earlier. i listen in. do you see yahoo! going local, for example, as a plus, or do you see them as competition? how did you see that? >> first, full disclosure, yahoo! is a content partner for oakland local. they distribute our content on their website. there is some back and forth. some people are wondering what the corporate industries are going to do in a hyperlocal space. i do think there is space for everyone to work together. one of the questions i'm interested in hearing about is whether the corporate entities are interested in working with local entities. we have been working with oakland for the last year-and-a- half, and i have a background in oakland activism, and it has still been difficult for us to get headway as an organization. that kind of community involvement takes a 24/7 kind of commitment. that is slightly different than the commitment it takes to run a yahoo! new site. i'm interested in with the challenges will be, but i'm much more int
SFGTV2
Jul 4, 2011 10:30pm PDT
know who you can call to get a cab. i am a big believer in pedestrian bicycling as options to get around town. many cities in the world have far more people working or on bicycles into blocking or on bicycles. they are pleasant most of transit and are efficient. -- many cities in the world have far more people walking or on bicycles. they are pleasant and efficient forms of transportation. that will take cars off the road and make it easier for those who drive. if we want to create a world- class transportation system, we have to make a commitment to each of these modes of transit to allow us to move where we need to go. >> is it safe for pedestrians on the streets? >> it is not. in recent years, we have had too many pedestrian accidents. there are estimates it costs our cities several hundred millions a year because of traffic accidents, injuries, and fatalities. i am asking one of our transit agencies to study where we're spending our dollars around the district and whether we invested more money would help to reduce our overall costs that come when a pedestrian is hit by a car.
SFGTV
Jul 4, 2011 7:00pm PDT
. it is not about antagonizing tour bus operators. on the other hand, enforcement is a big issue, and a big expense. women go to the pleas to part with any kind of enforcement, they are busy with other things. the final analysis tends to be more important. we want that goal to be met as well. then we have the whole business of police work, transportation, a tour bus work for transportation. we do not want to have that happen for limited resources. but there are some things that we can do -- and i am not the expert on tour buses. in my experience, when those things are design-related, the shape of the streets, places where buses go, we tend to have more success and less need for enforcement. to give you a probably bad example, parks and buses is an issue. staging for a tour bus would be different for a shuttle that comes by the neighborhood. of course, we are serving a different constituency. the shuttle bus is serving the residents who are choosing to live in san francisco and work somewhere else and return to the city as soon as they can. we do not want to discourage that. with the tourists, it is
CNN
Jul 5, 2011 2:00am PDT
. >> you know, there's a big question that i have here about trading partners. we were looking at the evolution of countries and populations over the next 40 years. a new report says that in 40 years out, india is going to become -- push united states out of the number two spot and become the second largest. >> that's right. china's set to be the biggest trader by 2015. india is to take over the united states by 2015 as number two. this is a huge surprise. what's behind india's rise? >> they'll benefit from the rise in trade between emerging markets. between the brick economies and they're creating new winners and that will include india. >> very interesting. the report from the u.s. census population that it will become the most populous country. >>> take a look at this video. it's a little creepy. it's a dentist robot. a lifelike patient that dentist in training train on in japan. the robot -- look at this. it's creepy. it can sneeze, move her head. cough a little bit. the dentist can get actual training without actually hurting anyone. i'm probably a little -- i'm happier th
ABC
Jul 5, 2011 5:00am PDT
at 94. you have a big spread on the peninsula, 86 in palo alto. low to mid-60s around the coast. downtown san francisco and sausalito a little more sunshine for you, 88 in san rafael. clearlake, hundred. east bay shore, sea breeze will keep berkeley, richmond in the 70s and farther south, low to mid-80s. no influence as all from the sea breeze. mid to upper 90s to hundred in brentwood. in monterey. to even near 90 in gilroy and morgan hill. again over in the coliseum, mariners and a's, clear and pretty comfortable, 74 dropping down to a cool 61. then over at at&t park, ten minutes later, we're taking on the padres, clouds will roll in, 65 down to 60 degrees. 50s and 60s tonight with clouds mainly at the coast. look for those to be prevalent every morning in the forecast as the sea breeze kicks in and temperatures are around 8-16 degrees cooler by saturday. have a great day. >>> heading back to san mateo, sig alert for an injury crash on southbound 101. three left lanes remain blocked at this time. let's take a check of your drive times. things are starting to get sluggish from 2
KOFY
Jul 4, 2011 9:00pm PDT
taken to the hospital but no one was seriously injured. >>> big nature for fireworks. both legal and illegal. this ace live picture over oakland from sky 7 hd and we have seen what appears to be some illegal fireworks and various parts of the city. meanwhile some 200,000 people are expected to flock to san francisco waterfront for the big fireworks show there. big event set for 9:30 in. if thomas is there live on the ground at the embarcadero what does it look like? >>reporter: looks packed down here. we are at the awe acquatic park. thousands of people filled the park waiting for the fireworks that start in about 20 minutes and good news is that this sky is clear so should be spectacular show. as the sunny temperature drops and grounds are jam packed with people enjoying music and each other waiting for the firework fireworks. local resident are all wrapped up knowing how fickle the temperatures can be here in july. but the temperature dropped to san diego by surprise. >> i wore a jacket and it's not enough. so i am investing in the economy and i have a style sweatshi
MSNBC
Jul 5, 2011 4:00pm EDT
is terribly unfair. >> just about one minute left. take us to the big picture between the don 'nique strauss-kahn case, and everyone jumped to judgment about a character, unsavory, but may not be guilty of what he was charged with. is there a bigger constitutional lesson in this, savannah, about the presumption of innocence a day after july 4th we should take pride in? >> take pride in our jury system. the fact the prosecutors have to put on a case beyond a reasonable doubt and also something for people to consider is what your notion and concept of justice is. casey anthony was acquitted in a court of law, but i wonder about the life she'll have from now, and i think about another verdict, 15 years ago, people thought was a miscarriage of gist is, o.j. simpson. think about what happened to him in the years that followed. so we'll have to wait and see. i don't think this is the end of casey anthony's story. >> i think in both cases the system seems to have worked in that prosecutors were able to pursue the truth and in one case you have an acquittal. the other case probably a dismiss when th
SFGTV2
Jul 4, 2011 9:00pm PDT
it at scale, and that has been the big challenge. >> can you elaborate on that? what does that mean exactly? >> we would not exist if there was not a feeling that a lot of these communities do not have the experience online of finding the information that is most relevant to them. there are a lot of great weekly newspapers. there are a lot of bulletin boards, facebook woods, you name it. there is a lot of media focused at local, but not every community has it, and even the ones that do often are not getting the kind of service that i think they used to historical because of downsizing and regional newspapers not serving those communities the way they used to. so you will have the council meeting not really being covered. we have had numerous examples where board meetings, council meetings, things that those members got used to not being covered. suddenly, they were seeing the week after week and seeing that we were there to stay. >> in the audience, do you feel like you're communities are being covered well? do you know what is going on in your back yard? do you feel like your stories being
ABC
Jul 5, 2011 7:00am PDT
francisco native, was on his first big getaway after retirement. he says he can still hear the cries of his fishing companions. >> this guy was yelling fofo help, help me. oh, god. help me, help me. oh, god. the water is all the way up to his head. >> reporter: all 44 people on board thrust into pitch-black ocean water forced to cling for life using w wtever they could find. now all they can think about is finding their missing brother. >> we're not leaving until we find him. i mean, one way or another. >> reporter: the mexican navy and the u.s. coast guard will be back at it again today searching by boat and aircraft trying to find the seven missing men. george? >> okay, abbie, thanks. >>> the water is relatively warm and relatively calm right now. >> fingers crossed. >>> the waiting game has begun in the casey anthony trial. the jury began deliberating yesterday following two days of closing arguments that have been incredibly contentious. abc's ashleigh banfield is in orlando with the latest this morning. good morning, ashleigh. >> reporter: good morning, elizabeth. it's day 47 of this e
NBC
Jul 4, 2011 6:00pm PDT
. the danville fourth of july parade is such a big to-do that many locals set up chairs the night before. some people say the prime viewing spots have been passed down from generation to generation. >>> tough economic times are throwing a bucket of water in a lot of local fireworks shows. redwood city is among those that have canceled their firework displays. but one of the hardest hit cities in the bay area will be lighting up the night sky tonight. >> reporter: downtown valeo was awash in red, white and blue tradition this morning. residents lined sonoma boulevard for a good old fashioned fourth of july parade. at the same time, another holiday tradition nearly went up in smoke. >> three years ago we didn't have fireworks at all. and you don't realize how important something is or someone is until they're gone. >> reporter: if there's one thing a cash strapped city like valeo can't afford, it's a fireworks show. >> we emptied that out yesterday. >> reporter: rather than let the firework tradition die out like a burnt sparkler, business owners launched a campaign to raise the money themselves
NBC
Jul 5, 2011 5:00am PDT
for using another bank's atm. transformers 3 is not only bringing in big bucks at the box office it may also be a marketing bonanza in the motor city. gm spent more than $10 million in advertising for the return of bumble bee. the robot that's also a camaro. gm has five chevys in the movie. ferrari paid for product placement. back to you. >> they need a transformer van. that would be really cool. minivan. thanks. i can't picture her driving one. 5:13. san juan has its swallows and officially chickens. the city is trying to change that. hundreds of chickens are roaming free. the increasing population is causing headaches. seems like unwanted chickens, the big roosters, are dumped in the town. the council has asked trappers to remove the birds for homeowners who don't want them on their property. san juwaujuan has a law but mos don't bother following it. 5:14. let's check the forecast with christina loren. >> good morning. we're looking pretty good. nothing to be chicken about except if you're afraid of the hot weather inland. 100 degrees we're forecasting or close to it in most east bay citie
CBS
Jul 5, 2011 4:30am PDT
at the coast. 90's in some of the valleys but a big cooldown coming up. more on the weather in a few minutes. first let's check traffic with elizabeth. >> thank you. back to work, folks. sorry. already we have an accident hayward northbound 880 approaching winton. they are clearing it to the right shoulder. if you are crossing any bridge across the bay area it looks nice. here's a live look at the san mateo bridge. conditions are good moving towards foster city and the peninsula. more traffic in a bit. back to you. >> all right. thank you very much. >>> the search continues for men in a capsized boat off the baja, california coast. 43 people off the passenger boat, most of the passengers from northern california. one of them is confirmed dead. seven others are still missing. that boat sank early sunday morning. kristy seifkin is keeping track of the search. >> reporter: good morning. those gentlemen left on a fishing trip that they thought would be a fun four-day excursion and got something they didn't expect. it was calm when they left on saturday. then on sunday a strong storm hit and two
FOX
Jul 5, 2011 4:30am PDT
related incidence. >>> san jose no longer has a big fireworks show on the 4th of july, but some people put on their own illegal display. pretty big fireworks for illegal fireworks. this is what it looked like in a community last night. it's been a tradition every 4th of july to set off fireworks, but the law says anything that flies into the sky or explodes is illegal. now we talked to a retired fire captain who lived there. he fears it's a matter of time before something bad happens. >> you know it can happen in four or five or seven or ten minutes when you have a good wind and old structures. could take a block out. >> out there doing dumb stuff doing it with their families and parties they got going on. >> firefighters were out last night trying to educate people about the dangers of setting off fireworks themselves. the police chief was also out. he says they don't have the resources to crack down on the activity. >>> the east bay also saw its fair share of fireworks. our ktvu camera spotted this display from skyline road in oakland around 9:00 last night. oakland is another bay area c
FOX
Jul 5, 2011 7:00am PDT
-end withdrawal dead line. there are big concerns about what will happen with the remaining 47,000 american troops pull -- when the remaining 47,000 american troops pull out. >>> the u.s. senate returns to washington, d.c. they've cancelled their holiday recess to resume the -- to resume the intense negotiations. an catastrophe is looming and so are changes to medicare. scott macfarlane has more. >> reporter: the white house is ready to offer tens of billions of dollars in cuts to medicare and medicaid to push these negotiations along. "the new york times" reporting that those cuts would squeeze government payments to hospital and to nursing homes. cuts to these so-called entitlement programs are a major sticking point in what has become very fragile negotiations. >> we wish we could keep all of the promises we've made. we don't have the money to do it. i think people realize that's the case. >> reporter: another option is to include taxes. the senate has returned to resume these negotiations. there are no the debt or -- there are no debt or budget talks. the first issue will be talks about the li
NBC
Jul 5, 2011 6:00am PDT
's left here of the fire that burned here, blackened that area right over by the railroad tracks. big flames that created quite a sight. the first started about 9:29, then 10:05 on the port chicago highway where we are here, and then 11:00 over on wheldon lane. all in the bay point area. some people were celebrating the fourth of july and setting off their own fireworks, and we asked the fire chief about a possible connection. >> there are a lot of fireworks out, our fire marshals are out trying to determine what the cause of the fires are. obviously that's one of the reasons that we try and -- we don't have sane and safe and sane fireworks here in the county, they are illegal. that's one of the reasons to make sure we don't have these types of fires. >> the fire did burn very close to some railroad tracks that are nearby. we're told some trains had to slow down. it also burned the the fire chief says close to a garage in the area. at this point we're still waiting on word for how many acres were burned. for now, everything is out. reporting live, christie smith, "today in the bay". >
KRON
Jul 5, 2011 7:00am PDT
fires. there was a big grass fire that broke out in of a point area. if a lot of people were nervous overnight. will tran is in a coin. we have dramatic pictures and questions this morning. was this related to july 4th? >> page and not know at this point. several acres of vines, this is one of three fires and broke out in an hour and a half. cordially and they stopped it from spreading down the road towards a chemical plant. cook it does not look like much, but when we put camera around we will show you how close to the homes are. it was a blustery, is that members carried over here, and that would have been ugly. look at how a spectacular the fire was out here on driftwood drive on or chicago highway. at this point, they do not know the cause of the fire. it is quite the role of here. highly unlikely that a fire would just combust in the middle of a field. they think perhaps fireworks played a role in this. no homes are damaged and there were no injuries. when contra costa county was fully staffed, the were on standby. there were able to put the fire out. >> much more ahead on the k
ABC
Jul 5, 2011 4:30am PDT
. >> more news right now. new details emerging about the fiery crash involving a big rig truck and an amtrak train in the nevada desert. it comes from a second train attendant that filed a lawsuit. the escape routed was blocked by a blocked have cargo door. she and other survivors had to double back past bodies in the smoldering train car and jump down 15 feet to the rocky bed below. the attorneys are trying to determine whether the doors on the baggage door should have been locked. >>> a french novelist says she will file a criminal complaint in paris saying dominique strauss-kahn tried to rape her. she claims that he assaulted her in 2002. she is only now filing the complaint because she wants to see justice done. he denies the accusation. they released him without bail on charges that he sexually assaulted a hotel maid. credibility of his accuser is now in question. >>> the counted down begins for friday scheduled launch of space shuttle atlantis. crew arrived in florida. one of the astronauts were born in redwood city and grew up in san carlos. he talked about the last flight of atlantis
ABC
Jul 5, 2011 4:00pm PDT
some damage, and created a big mess. sky 7 caught the displays in the sky over oakland last night and take a look at this video. no damage or injuries here but there was plenty elsewhere. >> and there is going to be a tough one with this building. thankfully no, one was living inside of the apartment but there are a lot of people who do live here in the neighborhood. they're feeling very lucky today and say this easily could have been them. it was a 4th of july fire works spectacular. lighting up skies like the big budget shows. only there weren't any professionals around for these displays and this is the result. >> the cars, torched, investigators looking into whether smoldering illegal fireworks are to blame n berkeley the apartment building went up in flames. and investigators have no doubts about what caused it. >> it's encouraged, our residents and community to go out to watch the fire works instead of setting off fire works which could cause fires like this one. >> just down the bhok, neighbors considered themselves lucky. willy terry woke foup a surprise. spent fire works
NBC
Jul 5, 2011 7:00am PDT
to swim the whole time in order to try to fight the current to get to finally what i called the big rock. it was a big island in the middle of this area about maybe 5 miles from where i started. >> and when you were discovered, were you still alone? how much time did you spend alone once you were finally out of the water? was there any chaos around you? try to describe the environment you were in. >> well, the environment to get to the big rock, first i was thrown into some huge boulders. and i felt my body crushing, so i had to jump out of there in order to keep from being knocked out or killed in the rocks. so i jumped to the other side, which was kind of a more smaller rocky beach area. and i asked the lord to give me a hand to get to the shore. and suddenly a big wave came over and i rolled with the wave in order to get to the shore. and i rolled again with the second wave and i rolled with the third and crawled to the beach. and i took my life vest off and posted it on the stick to notify people i was there. and i found a corner and i slept because i -- my body was totally exhausted
CBS
Jul 5, 2011 12:00pm PDT
francisco. i guess the big question is, what happened here? i know a lot of the evidence was circumstantial. but it just seems so compelling to come up not guilty on all three counts. just jaw dropping. >> reporter: yeah, frank. that's the feeling here amongst everybody. the local folks that have come down here, the people that have traveled here interest all over the country -- here from all over the country to see this everyone is stunned. a very long time ago i covered the o.j. simpson trial and it's the same reaction where we have all been going over the evidence and talking about it amongst ourselves, but this jury never got the chance to do that. they heard all the evidence but they haven't been talking about it and for some reason, in 10 hours, they were able to come to a unanimous decision that not only was it not first- degree murder, but it wasn't even manslaughter it wasn't legally an accident. so they truly believe she had nothing to do with it. whether the defense's theory that her father -- it was an accidental drowning and her father is the one that covered it up, seems to be
KOFY
Jul 5, 2011 11:30am PDT
he was using. >> new details are emerge becoming the fiery crash involving a big rig truck and amtrak train in a nevada desert. it comes from a lawsuit filed by an aten can't. she said she was trying to lead passengers through the burning wreckage but they were blocked by a baggage door. they had to double past bodies and jump down about 15 feet from the window to rocky rail bed below. the accident killed six people. anderson's attorney is trying to determine if the doors on the baggage door should have been locked. >> you won't believe how one woman tried to sneak her husband out of prison. >> when is a new time to buy a new computer. how long to do electronics really last. >> and judge is about to read the murder trial. she is now in the courtroom. the young mother is accused of killing her own daughter. we'll bring it to you live. >>> in mexico police arrested a woman who was caught trying to sneak a suit case out of prison containing her husband. they say prison guards stopped her afterwards while she was pulling a suitcase because she looked nervous. when they opened it up,
KRON
Jul 5, 2011 6:00am PDT
near a raft. the big thing we have at this point to of the six that are missing our friends of ours. before it was a great adventure, now it is something totally different. >> the search continues this morning, seven people still missing. >> coming up, the first full day of jury deliberations has started in the case of casey anthony. we will take a look at that after the break. got the sun is coming up tuesday morning, we will be right back. >> in a developing story, the fate of casey anthony is now in the hands of the jury as they begin their first day of deliberations. casey anthony is accused of murdering her two year-old daughter. she has pleaded not guilty. the seven women five man jury began deliberations test after in. >> after six weeks of testimony, jurors in the casey anthony trial went to the deliberation room on monday. >> members of the jury, you may retire now to begin your deliberations. >> the jury is made up of seven women and five men of various ages and backgrounds. it will be up to them to decide whether into the is guilty of first- degree premeditated murder or,
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